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Members of the Florida congressional delegation are lining up behind a resolution calling for the release of Jose Daniel Ferrer, who is pushing for more democracy in Cuba, and other political prisoners held by the communist regime of that island nation.
The proposal would have the U.S. Commercial Service create metrics and goals for new-to-exporting firms. Under the bill, the federal government would work with state and local export promotion programs to encourage these businesses to look at more international sales and exports.
On Wednesday, the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee passed the “United States-Jordan Defense Cooperation Extension Act” which has had strong support from members of the Florida delegation.
After announcing over the weekend that he was leaving Congress, U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., weighed in this week on his two terms on Capitol Hill even as a crowd could be lining up to replace him.
U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., was part of a group of congressional leaders who sounded the alarm about freedom of the press in Cambodia last week as two former Radio Free Asia (RFA) journalists are facing charges in that nation.
U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-Fla., toured India this week as part of a bipartisan trip to that nation
U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, the top Republican on the U.S. Asia and the Pacific Subcommittee and a former vice-chairman of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, weighed in on China’s continued efforts to crackdown on protests in Hong Kong.
U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., scored a win this week as the U.S. House once again passed his bill adding sanctions on Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and his supporters.
“I am proud to formally endorse President Donald J. Trump for reelection,” Yoho said. “President Trump has been the driver of this incredible economy marked by historic unemployment numbers across all demographics and job growth across all sectors.
On Wednesday, U.S. Rep Ted Deutch, D-Fla., as the chairman of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East, North Africa, and International Terrorism held a hearing on Iran.
“Since 1968, North Korea has illegally held the USS Pueblo, and it is long past due that this vessel be rightfully returned to the United States’ possession,” said Steube. “There are veterans in my district and across our country that served valiantly on this ship, and we ought to honor their service by bringing this ship home.